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byzantine chruches of hagia sophia. At least three similarties and differences and note what a central plan chruch looks like in terms of basic structure 

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Week Five: Early Christian and Byzantine Art • Read Chapter 6: A Parting of Ways and Chapter 8: Western Art in the Melting Pot • Watch Week Five Lectures • Participate in the Weekly Discussion ( Ends Monday, September 19, 9 AM ) • Complete the Homework ( Due Monday, September 19, 9 AM in Dropbox ) • Celebrate a job well done! 1. Describe the relationship between the Roman Pantheon and Byzantine Church of Hagia Sophia. Note at least three similarities and differences, and note what a central-plan church looks like in terms of basic structure. 2. What is mosaic and how was it employed in Byzantine churches? In terms of geography, where would one encounter Byzantine style art outside of Constantinople? 3. Give a general description of Byzantine period style. Characterize its representation of the human figure, note any important symbolism, and describe how it relates to early Egyptian, Greek, and Roman art like relief sculpture or painting. 3. What is an illuminated manuscript? What part of Europe developed illuminated manuscript traditions early in Christian history? Give an example of common Christian symbolism these books contain. 4. Who was Constantine and how did he relate to the ancient Roman Empire and Byzantine Empires? What influence did he have on art in the medieval period? 5. Look at the famous St. Matthew page from the Ebo Gospels (figure 106 in your book). What do you think the artist was trying to convey? How would you contrast this with the St. Matthew page from the Book of Kells, as discussed in lecture?
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